International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.
A joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and Department of Education, International Education Week (IEW) showcases the efforts of programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States. The annual event also highlights international diversity an promotes the opportunity to experience new cultures.
"Photo of the Week: Niyukta Kanjariya, a sophomore psychology major, performs a traditional Indian dance during the Global Huskers Festival on Nov. 20."
- @UNLincoln on Twitter
The first ever Global Huskers Festival saw 500+ Huskers celebrate their international heritage with food, cultural booths, live performances and an international fashion show.
"@UNL_CEHS is hosting free Global Hot Drinks as part of the International Education Week!"
- @UNL_CYAF on Twitter
The College of Education and Human Sciences hosted a full week of events, from a workshop translating study abroad to a resume to Global Hot Drinks with 6 different international cultural drinks from around the world.
"A big shoutout to these students who are sharing with us about their internship experiences abroad last summer."
- @AmyKayLester on Twitter
During IEW, students had a chance to learn from #HuskersAbroad alumni who interned and studied abroad. The Education Abroad Office hosted an Intern Abroad Panel and the Edythe Wiebers Scholarship Reception, while the College of Business also hosted a panel for their student internships abroad.
"We're excited to be part of International Education Week, too! Stop by our office in Ag Hall 202 for international drinks, snacks, games & resources."
- @IANRGlobal on Twitter
During the IANR Global Engagement Open House, many students, faculty and staff had the chance to learn more about international opportunities in agriculture and natural resources.
"Great discussion on building international student success in the classroom @NebraskaBiz"
- @ProfLMiller on Twitter
In addition to cultural programming for students, Nebraska's IEW celebrations also included professional development opportunities for staff, including a Chinese Name Pronunciation Workshop and brown bag lunch on supporting international student success in the classroom.
Courtesy photos from University Communications, the College of Business, IANR Global Engagement, International Student and Scholar Office, and College of Education and Human Sciences. Copyright 2019 by the Office of Global Strategies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.